30.09. - 09.10.2021

The Wedding Ring Niger, Burkina Faso, France 2016 | 96 min | OV with English subtitles | Colour | FF 2017

Rahmatou Keïta

RAHMATOU KEÏTA is a film director from Niger who has long lived in France. After numerous documentaries for e.g. ARTE, she celebrated her breakthrough as a feature film director in 2004 with Al'lèèssi... une actrice africaine.

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Tiyaa, a member of the aristocratic family of the sultanate of Damagaran in Niger, is studying in France. In the winter holidays, she returns home to await the visit of her fiancé, who will be officially asking for her hand in marriage. He too comes from a prestigious family and her parents cannot reject such an eligible man. Until he arrives, Tiyaa spends time with her girlfriends, telling them of her secret love in Paris and hearing other tales of passion or separation from other women. The days pass -- and her fiancé doesn't show up. Meticulously designed, The Wedding Ring goes deep into Sahelian society and tells of their relationship between men and women.
Original title: Zin'naariyâ!
Film type: Fiction Feature
Original language: Songhoy, Zarma, Hawsa, Fulaani, Bambana
Section: Kaleidoscope
Language and subtitles: OV with English subtitles
Director: Rahmatou Keïta
Screenplay: Rahmatou Keïta
Cast: Magaajyia Silberfeld, Salamatou Kimba Farinwata, Harouna Amoud, Yazi Dogo, Aïchatou Moussa, Aïchatou Lamine
Producer: Maryam Keïta
Director of Photography: Philippe Radoux-Bazzini
Music: Ibrahima Hamma Dicko, Ali Johnny Maïga, Philippe Miller, Johann Sebastian Bach, Giacomo Puccini
Production Design: Rahmatou Keïta
Editor: Camille Cotte
Sound: 0
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Format: dcp
German Distributor:
World Sales: Sonrhay Empire Productions
Production: Sonrhay Empire Productions
Contact: Jummah Bah, Sonrhay Empire Productions:


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